Judge Without Jury: Diplock Trials in the Adversary System

Judge Without Jury: Diplock Trials in the Adversary System

by John D. Jackson, Sean Doran
     
 

What would become of the criminal trial if the jury was taken out of the picture? This is precisely what occurred in Northern Ireland in 1973, after a Commission (chaired by Lord Diplock) recommended that cases connected with the "troubles" be tried by a judge alone. The authors' study of both Diplock and jury trials in Northern Ireland yields broad

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What would become of the criminal trial if the jury was taken out of the picture? This is precisely what occurred in Northern Ireland in 1973, after a Commission (chaired by Lord Diplock) recommended that cases connected with the "troubles" be tried by a judge alone. The authors' study of both Diplock and jury trials in Northern Ireland yields broad lessons for all those interested in the administration of criminal justice.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198258896
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
08/28/1995
Series:
Oxford Monographs on Criminal Law and Justice Series
Pages:
344
Product dimensions:
6.44(w) x 9.50(h) x 1.02(d)
Lexile:
1660L (what's this?)

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